Wedding and Banquet Sales Coordinator

Chilliwack Golf Club - Chilliwack, BC (30+ days ago)

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Seeking Wedding & Banquet Sales Coordinator, Chilliwack Golf Club

The Chilliwack Golf Club, established in 1958, is a semi-private facility located between Chilliwack and Abbotsford, only 45 minutes from Vancouver. It features magnificent tree lined fairways, a creek that meanders through the back nine and breathtaking mountain vistas in every direction. Members and the public have enjoyed the Fraser Valley’s most popular golf course for over 60 years.

The Canex Pavilion (our outdoor wedding and banquet centre) can accommodate up to 300 guests. Prior to the pandemic we were schedule to host 50+ weddings and receptions this year. Currently Chilliwack Golf Club is offering a 50 Guest all-inclusive wedding ceremony and reception package and we look forward to getting back to larger events in the near future.

The Wedding and Banquet Sales Coordinator, reporting to the General Manager, is responsible for all wedding and banquet sales, coordination and execution of all events at Chilliwack Golf Club. You will be responsible for a team of approximately 20 team members and will have support from your banquet captain(s).

You will be financially accountable for banquets including collection of deposits and final payments. This includes increasing sales, controlling costs, improve margins and growing the overall profitability of wedding and banquets. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and communication skills with the team, members and the public alike.

The Wedding & Banquet Sales Coordinator Job Description is broken down as follows:

  • Expectations
  • Event Experience
  • Health & Safety
  • Financial
  • Administration
  • Promotion
The key objectives of the position include:
  • Coordinate a sales and marketing program that ensures that wedding and banquet targets are achieved
Coordinate weddings and banquets from initial concept through to event day and post event reconciliation

  • Ensure exceptional customer service is provided and that guests enjoy a great event experience
Job Requirements/Qualifications:
Technical Skills and Knowledge

Solid understanding of sales and event management

Understanding and experience relating to the golf and country club or hospitality environment

Education related to the industry or sales/events business nature

Knowledge of all Microsoft programs

Human resource and management experience

Abilities

Sales experience

Business management

Organization

Communication

Quick evaluation and decision making

Leadership and strong management skills

Must be able to meet deadlines as required

Work efficiently in a non supervised position

WORK CHARACTERISTICS

Primarily inside work within an office environment

Some outside work required

Will be required to work on a shift basis, including weekends and evenings

Recommended Training:
FOODSAFE
Serving It Right

Salary/Wage: $47,500 to $52,500

Job Application Process:
On behalf of the Chilliwack Golf Club hiring committee, resumes with a cover letter (in one document and as a PDF) can be emailed to:

Bryan Ewart, General Manager

bryan @ chilliwackgolf.com

Subject Line: Chilliwack Wedding Coordinator

Deadline for applications: July 3rd

Compensation for this position will range from $47,500 to $52,500 commensurate with experience and will include an attractive benefits package over and above the salary.